Our December 2020 Gazette was a fun one—many different articles on lots of different topics. Check our Gazette page for two articles: An Archives Find from the 1919 Pandemic, and A Thanksgiving Postcard. Want a copy of the entire Gazette? All members receive one. Please join us, and we’ll be […]
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In January, 2020 as the pandemic began to take hold of life, a fine article was published in DownEast Magazine featuring iconic Maine photographs from bygone days. One of those photos was of North Yarmouth’s Clifford Anderson. North Yarmouth Historical Society was honored to have a photo of Clifford taken […]
A little more than a century ago the world experienced the deadliest flu in modern history. It spread around the planet, and one of every three people was ultimately infected with the virus. An estimated 50 million people died, but since many cases went unreported it is likely that the […]
No one could disagree that 2020 will be seen as a historic year indeed. The word “unprecedented” barely expresses what our community, state, and nation are grappling with—the world is suddenly an uncertain, unreliable, and potentially dangerous place. Compared to what’s happening in the wide world outside of our town, […]
To all our members and friends: We’ve just received word that North Yarmouth’s Community Center will be closed for one month. Therefore North Yarmouth Historical Society’s Annual Meeting and Program scheduled for this upcoming Sunday is canceled. When we’re able to reschedule with a new date, we’ll be sure to […]
You may be wondering if our Sunday meeting is still on. As of today, March 11, 2020, we are soldering on. See you on Sunday!
45 years ago, in 1974… North Yarmouth’s population was 1,750 MSAD#51 was less than ten years old Land sold at $3,000-$5,000 per acre The modern 1970 fire station was our the town’s newest, modern building Farms and chicken barns were still in business … And North Yarmouth Historical Society held […]